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People experiencing suicidal thoughts need the compassionate ear of a caring...

A genuinely caring response from a person might be sufficient for the person who is having suicidal thoughts to reconsider.

Trolls, fanboys and lurkers: understanding online commenting culture shows us how...

Solutions are needed that not only defuse the internet’s power to amplify abuse, but also encourage crucial shifts in social norms and values within online communities.

Caring for elderly Australians in a home-like setting can reduce hospital...

The World Health Organisation has stated smaller home-like residential care settings “hold promise for older people, family members and volunteers who provide care and support.

Mental Health: Not just a place to live – From homelessness...

Helping the most marginalized people in society feel comfortable in a new and alien environment, where they were isolated from their peers, required a different approach that went beyond finding them a place to live.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing

Continued connection to culture, country and community is important for mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Loneliness is a health issue, and needs targeted solutions

Loneliness has been found to be a risk factor for all causes of early death and feeling lonely increases our likelihood of earlier death by 26%.

Losing the label – the disabled people you didn’t know you...

What would make the future even brighter would be building a world that accepts that disabled people are us and not them – the faceless numbers.

How creativity on prescription can improve mental and physical health

There is a growing body of evidence which shows that different arts being prescribed have a positive impact on a variety of health conditions.

New campaign to fight barriers to elected office is tribute to...

A new campaigning organisation – named after one of Manchester’s "finest civil rights campaigners" – will fight to remove the barriers to elected office faced by disabled people in the city.

Disabled people need ‘equal and fair’ hate crime laws, MPs are...

Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs.

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